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CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am EST
more than 1% in some places on hopes of a resolution on the fiscal cliff. barack obama praises myanmar's shift to democracy in a first ever trip by a serving u.s. president to the country. but he cautions that his trip should not be seen as an endorsement of the country's sgoechlt. and oil futures hitting a two week high as international pressure mounts for a cease-fire in gaza. u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon is heading to cairo for emergency negotiations. good morning, welcome to the program packed full of fantastic guests to give you you updates and analysis on where we are in trade. if europe, higher by 0.8%. coming off the 3 1/2 month low that we saw in the close on friday, helped along by optimism on the negotiations to avoid a fiscal cliff state side. we saw quite a rally in the u.s. on friday's close and that is feeding through to europe here this morning. ftse 100 higher by 09%, xetra dax by more than 1% and ibex 35 more than half a percentage point. the bond markets, the question is whether or not we'll see a lid on on bond prices on treasuries especially if we man
CNBC
Nov 18, 2012 7:30pm EST
head into a new week on wall street. corporate america had a strong message for president obama this week. ceos from more than a dozen of america's largest companies met with the president and warned that washington must reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the president also sat down with congressional leaders and officially began negotiations. if congress doesn't act, taxes on income, capital gains, dividends and estates will all go up. and automatic spending cuts will kick in, beginning on january 1st. this week, i spoke with alan simpson and erskine bowles, authors of a deficit reduction plan about what needs to be done. >> you can't tax your way out of this. you can't cut spending your way out of this. you can't grow your way out of this. so grab hold, it's going to be a rocky, rocky road. >> so you're saying closing the loopholes alone brings it to a trillion. >> if you're willing to wipe out all of them, and that may not be political feasible, but you can definitely solve the problem by broadening the base, simplifying the code and getting rid of the tax expenditures. >> it
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm EST
until long after president obama completes his second term. "mad money" is back after the break. >>> coming up, holding them accountable. the fiscal cliff is coming. and if washington won't rise above, they face cramer's consequences. he's got a brand new wall of shame for those preventing compromise and it's about to get its first members. the storm of shame is coming. don't miss out. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service starts with a real person. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our support teams are nearby, ready to help. it's no wonder so many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >>> and the award for the most strident elected official when it comes to compromise -- i thought it was mitch mcconnell, senate majority leader from kentucky who said that recent election was a mandate to keep taxes from increasing. but i don't know.
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 3:00pm EST
on how it gets resolved. if obama gets his way, and we get big tax increases on small businesses, but also increased double taxation of dividends and capital gains, we'll have a less friendly economic environment for investment to car inside the united states. and that would mean an incentive for companies not to conduct business here. maybe to expand their branchs and their operations overseas. yes, there's the short-term uncertainty in the fiscal cliff that's hurting, but then i actually agree with michael. it's long-term fundamentals that matter. our government is just too much of a burden. >> steve, what's at stake here? >> i want to talk about two scientists from two different fields. one is pav lolov. a dog would salivate when you put food in hem. ed prescott took that idea and said, you know what, when companies spend, they spend after and during recessions when they can count on getting r&d tax credits from the government. they become conditioned to wait for lousy times for that spending to happen. that's a problem we have with our tax code, which seems to change all the time.
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
expect big things for the stock. it is way above where it has been. if part of the deal is that obama care is fully funded then all of the hospitals across the country ended up getting about 40 million new paying users, pag patients. good news for all of the hospital systems. >>> got to take a break here but buyer's beware. unibonds may not be the safe haven you may think they are. find out what is at stake for this trade right after this. [ male announcer ] the markets keep moving. make sure the news keeps coming with thinkorswim by td ameritrade. use the news links breaking stories with possible breakout stocks, options with potential opportunity, futures and forex with in-depth analysis. it's an all-you-can-eat buffet for all things trading. thinkorswim by td ameritrade. it doesn't just deliver news. it's making news. trade commission free for 60 days, plus get up to $600 when you open an account. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the busine
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 9:00am EST
. president obama in myanmar saying he's confident the fiscal situation will be dealt with hours after he hit the phones calling top ceos. >> lowe's shares on better than expected earnings. the results renewing hopes this morning about the housing recovery. >> international pressure mounts for israel and gaza to agree to a cease-fire after a weekend of air strikes leave a dozen dead and hundreds injured. brent continues to climb with gold going higher. >> the president and congress will strike a deal to restore the fiscal cliff. over the weekend in asia, the president said he's confident we can get the fiscal situation confident and reached out to ceos including tim cook, warren buffett and jamie dimon. after top house and senate leaders say friday's meeting was constructive. we see headlines that may bring news to other companies. intel ceo paul otellini to retire. >> during this period where a lot of companies moved toward mobile, was not pioneer mobile. arm holdings to go a bunch of shares. this may be a positive -- viewed as positive for intel. >> they will conduct a search o
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm EST
behind closed doors with president obama on friday. mark morial, a very happy saints fans as they beat the raiders yesterday, the ceo of the national urban league. you spoke with the president on friday, mayor. where do you think he sees the most fruitful opportunity for compromise? >> the president was in a great mood and i think our meeting on friday capped off a meeting during which the president -- a week, rather, during which the president met with business, labor, civic leaders and congressional leaders. and the most important thing from our perspective are, one, to ensure that middle class and working class tax cuts are sustained in the negotiations, and then number two, to ensure that any of the steps that are taken do not affect negatively on the fragile recovery and the job creation which is beginning to take place. and thirdly, to ensure that america's most vulnerable citizens, those who have been damaged by the recession in a very big way, do not have to bear disproportionate share of the burden to get us to a grand bargain. >> let me come back to something you said in a le
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 2:00pm EST
now that president obama has indeed called israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, as well as egypt's president mohamed morsi ostensibly to discuss ways to get a cease-fire in the middle east. israeli inner cabinet is meeting as we speak. ayman, what is the latest live? gaza? >> reporter: well, there's a flurry of diplomatic activity all across the region. we understand that israel's top security officials known as the inner cabinet that includes the prime minister, the defense minister and other important figures are going to be convening within the hour to have a meeting to discuss possible offers that have been made by egyptian mediators regarding the truce coming out of gaza and their response to those offers coming out of egypt. more importantly, they're also going to chart what course of action the israeli government will undertake if indeed they reject or accept that truce offer. there are 30,000 soldiers that have been amassed across the border, 75,000 called up from the reservists. many people feel that's an ominous sign a ground invasion is eminent if indeed these tr
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am EST
that president obama was able to capitalize with women, was able to capitalize with hispanics, with other people who may have felt alien meanted? >> you define yourself. ronald reagan ran as a pro-life candidate. but, again, he defined a certain agenda. he set what is positive things on out there. if you don't, the other side will do it for you. so they got away with war on women and the idea that gm was a choice between liquidation and reorganization xhrks is wasn reorganization, which is wasn't. romney had a good plan that would have saved tax players $30 billion. >> so you don't think the platform of the party will be fundamentally a different platform? >> you don't have to change the fundamentals of your principle. of you have to learn to get the message out there. for example, when romney announced paul ryan, you notice the background, all white. why? that's just stupid if you're trying to reach out to voters. same thing at the convention -- >> you blame it solely on on the candidate himself not -- >> and the party. the candidate and the campaign and some of our senatorial cand
CNBC
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
commissioner of the federal housing administration, david stevens, says the obama administration has set aside billions to give banks the incentive to help struggling and underwater borrowers with their mortgages. but banks have been slow to modify the terms of those loans. >> the fact of the matter is, these programs are designed to affect those who are most at risk, who are unable to make their payments, and it does require the investor, the servicer, to participate. >> the decision to walk away from the sinking home by people who can afford to pay is spreading like a virus, because as one person on the street does it, the next-door neighbor says, "what am i doing? why am i putting all this money into this almost worthless house?" >> the concern has to be-- for someone who's gonna take that move--is that they have to be so deeply in negative equity that they're willing to damage their credit, damage their financial reputation going forward. if you get foreclosed on in your home--you walk away from your mortgage when you could have afforded it, particularly-- that's gonna follow that family f
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